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with a message from a viewer who took aim at jennifer livingston's weight. writing, i was surprised, indeed, to witness that your physical condition has not improved for many years. surely, you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people, girls in particular. on her own newscast, livingston, the mother of three, young girls, decided, it was time to respond. >> you know nothing about me, but what you see on the outside. and i am much more than a number on a scale. >> reporter: for more than four minutes, she faced the camera, and the criticism. it has touched off a chorus of kindness. one person saying, that viewer could not have been more wrong. the message you are sending young women is that beauty and brains come in many forms. but livingston says the story isn't just about her. reminding viewers that october is national anti-bullying month. >> to all of the children out there who feel lost, who are struggling with your weight, with the color of your skin, your sexual preference, your disability, even the acne on your face, listen to me right now. do not l
's a bad role model. jennifer livingston's comments are going viral. getting a huge response online. >> we'll ask her why she spoke out like this, something she's never done in her 15 year career. you're watching cbs "this morning." we'll have more. >>> krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we have. resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. ♪ >>> good morning, everybody. it is 8:00 a.m. morning mornin welcome to cbs "this morning." a news anchor goes on air and tells a viewer you have no right to critique my weight. >> and we follow a shark that was tagged. >> and here's what we've been covering here o
you think i don't know that? >> wow. jennifer livingston, lacrosse, wisconsin. making global headlines, taking on the viewer who wrote to her. and she is really making headlines all across the country. >> an extraordinary four minutes of live television you have to watch to believe. >> sure is. good morning, everyone. robin recovering from her bone marrow transplant. >> it's great to be here with all of you. >>> coming up in a few moments, we'll have the latest on the terrifying stalker trial. the man who was accused of murder represented himself, questioning his victims in court. now, he's been sentenced. and his victim is speaking out just ahead. he was accused of murder and two counts of attempted murder. >> remarkable. >> it really is. >>> also ahead, a celebrity showdown of sorts. eric dane, also known as mcsteamy, or so i'm told. versus billy corgan, the lead singer for the smashing pumpkins over a really big tree. >> a big tree falling on the back of the poor woman in the backyard. >>> talk about steamy, as josh was just talking about. this is going to be a picture very unusual
, lacrosse, wisconsin, who normally reports the news like we do. >> jennifer livingston is the one making the headlines and spreading the message of confidence and empowerment far beyond wisconsin. it all started with a message from a viewer, who took aim at jennifer livingston's weight, writing, "i was surprised indeed to witness that your physical condition has not improved for many years. surely you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people. girls in particular." on her own newscast, livingston, the mother of three young girls, decided it was time to respond. >> so you know nothing about me other than what you see on the outside. and i am much more than a number on a scale. >> for more than four minutes she faced the camera and the criticism. it has touched off a chorus of kindness. one person saying that viewer could not have been more wrong. the message you are sending young women is that beauty and brains come in many forms. but livingston says the story isn't just about her. reminding viewers, that october is national anti-bullying month. >> to al
weight and appearance on tv. >> her name is jennifer livingston. and she took to the airwaves with an editorial response that has a lot of people talking today. >> you don't know me. and i am much more than a number on a scale. do not let your self-worth be defined by bullies. learn from my experience that the cruel words of one are nothing compared to the shouts of many. >> livingston also points out that october is national anti- bullying month. >> and we have been asking you this morning what do you think about the anchor's response to that viewer's critical email. let's go to twitter. and on facebook - susan wro: excellent message! hat's ofo jennifer! you can share your thoughts on facebook twitter or e-mail us at mors at cbs 5 dot com. >> you can share your thoughts, too, at facebook or twitter or email us at mornings@cbs5.com. we were talking about the story this morning. >> of course we get lots of comments on you guys. very well aware of that. the things we say or mistakenly say and boy we're held accountable that's for sure. >>> around the bay area today we have sunsh
. >> i am much more than a number on a scale. >> reporter: most of jennifer livingston's viewers already know that. for a dozen years she's anchored the morning news at wkbt in lacrosse, wisconsin. but today she chose to talk about herself. responding to a viewer e-mail complaining about her weight. >> i was surprised indeed to witness that your physical condition hasn't improved for many years. surely you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people, girls in particular. i leave you this note hoping you'll reconsider your responsibility as a local public personality to present and promote a healthy lifestyle. the truth is, i am overweight. you could call me fat. and yes, even obese on a doctor's chart. but to the person who wrote me that letter, do you think i don't know that? that your cruel words are pointing out something i don't see? >> reporter: in the e-mail, she sees more than just an unhappy viewer. the mother of three daughters sees a bully. >> what really angers me about this, there are children who don't know better, who get e-mails as critical
. >> jennifer livingston has thank her viewers for their support. the man who wrote the e-mails about bullying but that he wants her to and wasm yourself offering only advice and support. >> we all get e-mails from time time that we think, you did that.ve to say >> you often get e-mails about appearance over your performance of. >> absolutely. >> it is what it is. we do appreciate your feedback. i want your feedback today. and me some pictures of fog. it will be issued through the hours. it is going to be a gloomy start, unfortunately. that is not a blank picture. that's overlooking the potomac. is so thick that you can barely see the memorial bridge to this morning. where we have fraud advisories. much of maryland. the metro is not included in the dense fog advisory. it has visibility above a quarter mile. use caution in any way. check out visibility across the region. a mile in many areas. a half mile in gaithersburg. the worst of its in western maryland where it's between a a mile and a quarter of a mile. the 71 degrees at reagan national, 64 at dulles, 69 in quantico. i think the sprinkles
and the viewer head-on on the air. she then appeared this morning on "today." now jennifer livingston is receiving interview requests from around the world. her tv station has six extra people there answering the deluge of incoming phone calls, most of them expressing support for her. >>> up next here tonight, that real life field of dreams for a young man who waited a long time for one moment. those little things still get you. for you, life's about her. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in excess with cialis. side effects may inclu
than a number on a scale. >> that's jennifer livingston. she works for a television station in wisconsin. she turned that letter into a bullying cry. >> here's one viewer's response -- >>> 7:20. a christian legal group defense group is now challenging came's new law that bans therapy that tries to turn gay or lesbian teenagers straight. the conservative pacific justice institute has asked a federal judge in sacramento to rule that the law is unconstitutional. the governor signed the law on saturday. >>> california's central coast is being invaded by bugs. >> it can be really hard to find -- they can be really hard to find because they are really small. >> scientists say the bugs are taking a big bite out of broccoli, cabbage kale and -- cabbage and kale. they say the bugs look like lady bugs but can easily destroy -- destroy a crop. >>> tmz posted this video on its website between nikki minage. she's heard cursing autocarie. auditions were -- cursing mariah carey. >>> and color wie kardashian and mario lopez will be the new "x" factor -- and khloe kardashian and mario lopez
. >>> we have more reaction in support of jennifer livingston. she's the long-time wisconsin news anchor who respondeon air from an e-mail from a viewer criticizing her weight. here's what livingston had to say. >> i am a grown woman and luckily for me, i have a very thick skin. literally, as that e-mail pointed out, and otherwise. and that man's words mean nothing to me. but what really angers me about this is there are children who don't know better. who get e-mails as critical as the one i received or in many cases even worse, each and every day. the internet has become a weapon. our schools have become a battleground. and this behavior is learned. it is passed down from people like the man who wrote me that e-mail. if you are at home and talking about the fat news lady, guess what? your children are probably going to go to school and call someone fat. >> well, the man who wrote the initial e-mail to livingston has responded, too. he wrote back saying his message had nothing to do with bullying. that quote, obesity is one of the worst choices a person can make. and he urged livingst
back against a critical e-mail. jennifer livingston is a morning anchor in wisconsin. a viewer complained about her weight and saying she's not a good role model for girls. as the mother of three daughters, livingston decided to respond. >> i am much more than a number on a scale. what really anchors me about this is there are children who don't know better, who get e-mails as critical as the one i received or in many cases even worse each and every day. >> livingston called the viewer a bully and says children learn that behavior from adults. thousands of people have written her messages in support online. we posted her entire message on the news 4 today facebook page. >>> italian scientists are searching for the remains of the woman who may have been the model for one of the most famous paintings in the world. experts believe the wife of a rich florentine merchant may have been the model for the portrait of mona lisa. she was buried in a con vent and scientists have been working there since april to find her skull. if they can find it, they can reconstruct her face and compar
. >> that is the local television anchor everybody is talking about this morning. jennifer livingston and her on-air response to a viewer who said she was a bad example for young girls because she is overweight. she's going to tell us why she felt the need to respond on air in a moment. it is 8:00 now on this wednesday morning, the 3rd day of october, 2012. i'm savannah guthrie alongside david gregory in for matt this week and mr. al roker. what else do we have coming up? >> a great survival story, an incredible story that was actually caught on tape. great because it is a survival tale. two guys forced to crash land in the gulf of mexico when their plane caught fire. they spent hours in the water, as you can see, waiting for rescue, documenting it all on an ipad. this morning those survivors are here with us for an exclusive live interview. they will tell us of their tales. >> wow. and then some more of our simple savvy silly tips. this one actually from a homeowner, justin from omaha, nebraska. tired of tangled cords. put them in a used old paper tube. >> that's clever. >> we'll have more of t
is jennifer livingston and she took to the airwaves with an editorial response that has a lot of people talking. >> you don't know me. and i am much more than a number on a scale. do not let yourself worth be defined by bullies. learn from my experience that the cruel words of one are nothing compared to the shouts of many. and here is where i want... >> livingston points out that october is national anti- bullying month. so we have been asking what do you think about the anchor's response to the viewer's critical email? you can share your thoughts on facebook or twitter or email us at mornings@cbs5.com. her response was a few minutes long. but she also said that the concern is if you have parents at home criticizing somebody who is overweight on tv, then that translate to the kid, the kids go to school and start criticizing too and it's a vicious cycle of bullying so she wants it to stop but that viewer who sent in that email is still not backing down >> no. they came become with another email i believe. so good for her for taking a stance. hopefully shedding some light on bullying, as
the show. thank you so much, alison kosik. >>> epic smackdown and a star is born. jennifer livingston in lacrosse, wisconsin, had more than a few choice words for a fan who criticized her weight. that fan wrote, quote, obesity is one of the worst choices a person can make. then he advised livingston to reconsider your responsibility to present and promote a healthy lifestyle. livingston responded speaking directly to that man who sent her that e-mail. his name is kenneth crouse. >> do you think i don't know that, that your cruel words are pointing out something that i don't see? you don't know me. you are not a friend of mine. you are not part of my family and you have admitted that you don't watch this show. so you know nothing about me but what you see on the outside. and i am much more than a number on a scale. >> livingston says the e-mail was hurtful but is more concerned about children who are bullied by such comments. >> but what really angers me about this is there are children who don't know better, who get e-mails as critical as the one i receive received or, in many cases,
to call it to bullying. the viewer accused jennifer livingston of being a poor example to young girls. why? because she's overweight. she said while the e-mail was hurtful to her, she's more concerned about children who are bullied. >> if you are at home and you were talking about the fat news lady, guess what? your children are probably going to go to school and call someone fat. we need to teach our kids how to be kind, not critical. and we need to do that by example. >> atta girl! that was fantastic. livingston also said she was comforted so many people reached out to support her with very kind words once that e-mail was made public. >> don't mess with news anchors. >> that's right. >>> time to take you down, down to toon town. the corporate network is celebrating its 20th network with a video showing you the evolution of toon. take a look. >> ah! >> zoinks! >> now the network launched in 1992 with the $320 million purchase of the library and that includes tom and jerry. >>> and in sports anything can happen on the sports rink. one player was so excited about celebrating a goal he celeb
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